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Swan, Amy K.; Sleeter, Nathan M.; Schrum, Kelly – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
Using an expanded version of Alexander's (2008) theory of dialogic teaching developed by RojasDrummond, Torreblanca, Pedraza, Vélez, and Guzmán (2013), this case study explored how instructors and students in a hybrid graduate course engaged in the process of dialogic teaching and learning (DTL). In particular, we examined the ways in which…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Blended Learning, Graduate Students, Inquiry
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Michael, Robert; Webster, Collin A.; Nilges, Lynda; Brian, Ali; Johnson, Robert; Carson, Russell; Egan, Catherine A. – American Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Previous research has not explored the potential of distance learning to prepare preservice teachers (PCTs) for promoting children's physical activity. The purpose of this study was to (a) examine the perceptions and experiences of PCTs, inservice classroom teachers, university instructors, and elementary students who were involved in a…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Service Learning, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Students
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Al-Haddad, Serina; Thorne, Betty; Ahmed, Vikram; Sause, William – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
Business analytics can be described as the statistical analysis of data to make decisions and meaningful conclusions. As the demand to advance the curriculum of undergraduate business education increases, courses in business analytics aim to provide students with fundamental skills in critical thinking. Educators have found that spreadsheet…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Software, Teaching Methods, Data Analysis
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Schneider, Jason – TESOL Journal, 2019
Interest in service-learning within TESOL has increased in recent years. Teacher-scholars have described multiple uses of such pedagogy in programs for students of English as a second language (ESL) and in courses of ESL teacher education. This article employs action research to focus on an introductory TESOL class at a U.S. university for which…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Pardos, Zachary A.; Horodyskyj, Lev – Journal of Learning Analytics, 2019
We introduce a novel approach to visualizing temporal clickstream behaviour in the context of a degree-satisfying online course, "Habitable Worlds," offered through Arizona State University. The current practice for visualizing behaviour within a digital learning environment is to generate plots based on hand-engineered or coded features…
Descriptors: Visualization, Online Courses, Course Descriptions, Data Analysis
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Tarabochia, Sandra L.; Heddy, Benjamin C. – Composition Forum, 2019
In this article, we investigate a new construct for conceptualizing learning transfer with writing knowledge: Transformative Experience (TE). With origins in educational psychology, TE has been effective for promoting transfer with scientific concepts in previous research, but not yet considered in relation to writing or other presumably…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Writing Research, Transfer of Training, Writing Skills
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Wulfemeyer, Julie – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2019
This article addresses well-known and difficult problems involving reading comprehension and compliance in college courses, using a lower-level philosophy course as a case study. It draws upon both general and discipline-specific research in three promising areas for reading instruction: metacognition, modeling via "think-alouds," and…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Case Studies, Philosophy, Reading Instruction
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Adomßent, Maik; Grahl, Anselm; Spira, Felix – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The lack of change structures can be seen as an important reason why sustainability continues to suffer a niche existence in most higher education organisations. This is a problem because universities can leverage their teaching, research and operations to advance solutions to climate change, hunger and other Sustainable Development…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Sustainability, Campuses, Climate
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Hsieh, Teresa Yi-jung – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2019
The aim of this article is to highlight theoretical and practical considerations in design of an intercultural communication course. The first part of the article considers intercultural competence, and uses Bourdieu's notions of education to frame the design of an intercultural communication course. This is followed by discussion of general…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Intercultural Communication, Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness
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Silva, Arlindo; Leite, Marco; Vilas-Boas, João; Simões, Ricardo – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2019
Product design and development (PDD) is a current topic of academic and industrial research. Emphasis on innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as design thinking and creativity has been recently pulled together into the teaching and research on PDD. This paper looks into a multidisciplinary setting made up of three similar but independent PDD…
Descriptors: Design, Engineering Education, Entrepreneurship, Thinking Skills
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Walker, Erica B.; Boyer, D. Matthew; Benson, Lisa C. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2019
Contribution: This paper furthers understanding of how to use studio culture to develop instruction that supports learners' epistemic development in the context of an engineering senior design course, with a focus on student development of epistemic frames. Background: Current capstone engineering design courses do not integrate the educational…
Descriptors: Design, Studio Art, Teaching Methods, Educational Change
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Kantanen, Helena; Koponen, Jonna; Sointu, Erkko; Valtonen, Teemu – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2019
In this article, we present a study focusing on the learning experiences of business students in an organizational and marketing communication course. The pedagogical approaches of a flipped classroom, collaborative inquiry, and communication in the disciplines guided the planning of the course. A mixed-methods approach was used. The key findings…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Student Attitudes, Outcomes of Education, Teaching Methods
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Hagemann, Susanne – Interpreter and Translator Trainer, 2019
Directionality has seldom been discussed with regard to the profiles of translation teachers. At German universities, the target language is usually the teacher's A language. By contrast, in countries whose languages are less widely spoken, it is more common for teachers to work into their B language along with their students. However, A-B…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Case Studies, Translation, Profiles